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Originally posted by stevef
From a guy that runs a couple of early cars in the 140hp range I figured the 250hp range would be like a Canadian winter. When it gets below -20 doesn't really matter how cold it gets. Similary 200- 230- 250 what does it matter, how would you tell the difference. Don't get me wrong I'd give my right arm to be there so I'll take a stab at 200 HP that's a 20% loss.
LOL! That's funny.

I should have been more clear that I don't actually know how much I was down on power (didn't dyno the car before or after), but somehow I think that most people would notice power loss from 6 broken piston rings, regardless of what the starting hp was. If not, then maybe they don't need that 3rd ring after all.
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Old 08-19-2005, 04:18 PM
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